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How does society benefit from the High-Frequency Trading?

According to U.S. News, three and a half years have passed since the afternoon when the stock markets went into a trillion-dollar free fall and just as suddenly reversed course, recovering 80 percent of that loss. It all happened in … Continue reading

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High Frequency Trader “Spoofs” and “Layers” his Way to Penalties from U.S and British Regulators

On July 22, 2013, regulators from the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and the British Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) fined high frequency trader Michael Coscia (and his firm Panther Energy Trading) for engaging in spoofing transactions for the … Continue reading

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HFT Research: Eurex Exchange Releases Proprietary Research Results

AutomatedTrader Magazine reports that Eurex Exchange is the first exchange in Europe to share part of its proprietary quantitative research on high- frequency trading (HFT) with the public. Key findings of this research include: (a) HFT participants played an important … Continue reading

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EU New Regulations on High Frequency Trading

In finalizing the Mifid II directive and Mifir regulation, EU law makers have heeded the calls of some market participants not to impose speed limits, or resting periods, designed to slow down automated trades and prevent large-scale errors. Provisions that … Continue reading

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Azul Systems Brings the Best Java for Big Data and Real-Time Analytics to HFT Leaders Forum 2013, Most Influential High-Frequency Trading Conference

Azul Systems, the award-winning leader in Java runtime scalability, announced its sponsorship of the most influential high-frequency trading conference in the world, Golden Networking’s High Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2013 London, March 21. Anyone interested or involved in high-frequency trading … Continue reading

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What the Foresight Report Tells us About the Future of Computer Trading in Financial Markets

A key message coming from the widely-read Foresight Report entitled The Future of Computer Trading in Financial Markets (2012), prepared by The Government Office for Science, London, indicates that high frequency trading (HFT) and algorithmic trading (AT) may have several … Continue reading

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Traders prepare for HFT shift into emerging markets

Better infrastructure and deeper liquidity is attracting high-frequency traders to exploit EM currencies, say traders and technology providers The effects of high-frequency trading (HFT) on developed foreign exchange markets have been well-documented in recent years, but signs of HFT are … Continue reading

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High-frequency trading, flash crashes & regulation

Prof. Philip Treleaven, Director at UCL for Financial Computing, and UCL Professor of Computing, has written an interesting article on High-Frequency Trading. Below are some key aspects of the article, as well as the the link to the full document. … Continue reading

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Alarms sounded over high frequency trading

According to Australian Mining’s  Cole Latimer, fears over the affects of high frequency trading on miners have now surfaced in Australia. OZ Minerals chief Terry Burgess had raised concerns that the practice may be behind the company’s falling share price, according to the … Continue reading

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Algorithmic and high-frequency trading positive for markets, says UK report

According to Hedge Funds Review’s Miranda Alexander-Webber, a recent study by the UK’s Government Office for Science disproves commonly held negative perceptions about high-frequency trading and also looks at the impact algorithmic trading has on markets. High-frequency trading (HFT) and … Continue reading

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